SC Business Review - Upcoming Guests
September 15, 2014
SC Business Update from John “Swampfox” Warner
A weekly update of the news, events and issues facing South Carolina's business community.
September 15, 2014Haven’t Saved for Retirement Yet? Better Late than Never!
A recent retirement readiness report showed that one third of the people between the ages of 55 and 64, haven't saved anything for retirement. Our next guest says that though some of these people may feel their retirement situation is hopeless, there are many actions they can take to get themselves back on track.
Mike Switzer interviews Roy Janse, a certified financial planner with Dehollander and Janse Financial in Greenville, SC.
September 17, 2014Bike Trail in Greenville Encourages New Business Formation
You may have heard about Greenville's 18-mile bike trail, known as the Swamp Rabbit Trail that has become an economic engine for the area, connecting downtown Greenville with Furman University and the town of Travelers Rest. This former railway is part of a nationwide trend known as rails-to-trails and it's paving a path for many new businesses along the way. Our next guest recently opened one of the newest of these businesses.
Mike Switzer interviews Wendy Lyman, founder of the Swamp Rabbit Inn in Greenville.
September 18, 2014Unique Language Learning System Helping SC Youth
Four years ago, we interviewed an Irish-American writer and educator who had developed a unique system of teaching languages, in particular Latin and Spanish. He has since written and self-published several text books that are now being used in private schools all over South Carolina.
Mike Switzer interviews Finnbarr Dunphy, founder of Teach Teanga II - Languages Alive, based in Columbia, SC.
September 19, 2014High Court Providing Protection from Patent Trolls
There has been a lot of talk and concern in recent years about “patent trolls” – entities that own patents and threaten infringement lawsuits to obtain license fees, but which do not actually make products using the patents they own. And although federal legislation has been introduced to address this problem, Congress has not been able to agree on the details. Recently however, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously decided a handful of patent cases that could have a substantial impact on patent trolls without that legislation.
September 26, 2014Historically Black School in Columbia Hoping for Fiscal Turnaround
Our next guest's learning institution is one of six four-year degree historically black colleges and universities in South Carolina. And, as with so many others in this category, her's has also been going through some tough times.
Mike Switzer interviews Dr. Lady June Cole, interim president of Allen University in Columbia.